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Something new to Taco ‘bout – introducing the Gordita with the all-new Pepper Chicken filling

Taco Bell recently spiced up its menu by introducing yet another well-loved Mexican classic to Sri Lanka – the Gordita, which comes with an all-new, mouthwatering Pepper Chicken filling that’s packed with an extra kick of spice. The Gordita is a fluffy flatbread cradling chunks of succulent and fiery pepper chicken, topped with crispy strips…

(0)Comments | July 30, 2019 4:06 pm

Norwegian Embassy becomes first to take up residence at exciting new creative space, The Veranda Offices

The Norwegian Embassy recently signed up with Moot Manor (Pvt) Ltd, becoming the first occupants of the soon to be completed M2M Veranda Offices in Colombo 02.  The Ambassador  and the First secretary of the Norwegian Embassy visited the site of M2M Veranda Offices, located at the intersection of W.A.D. Ramanayake Mawatha and Hunupitiya Road,…

(0)Comments | July 17, 2019 3:22 pm

Award winning TruSens™ room air purifiers launched by Thef:;llstop

A range of innovative and advanced room air purifiers from the 2019 Red Dot Design Award winning TruSens™ range from the USA has been launched in Sri Lanka by Thef:;llstop, the country’s only specialist in fine stationery and office products from leading global brands. Designed as an effective solution to the increasingly degrading quality of…

(0)Comments | July 17, 2019 3:07 pm

Exchange Rate and Economic Impact of Depreciation

The exchange rate is a widely discussed topic at present. There is much debate on whether the exchange rate should appreciate or depreciate due to its impact on economic activity. Although there are pros and cons of depreciation of the exchange rate, the popular sentiment is against the depreciation of the exchange rate. Opponents of…

(0)Comments | December 23, 2016 4:23 pm

The Government turns a blind eye to the common man

By G.K.S. Ekanayake- Retired Leasing Consultant The transportation sector has been under the watchful eyes of many in the recent past because of the undue pressure imposed on 1/3 of the country’s population who make a living through anything and everything related to the Three-wheeler industry. In their recently proposed national budget for the fiscal…

(0)Comments | November 17, 2016 5:02 pm

Three Sri Lankan hotels that are like heaven on Earth

Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort & Spa, Hambantota Between the oncoming trucks and the hairpin bends, it’s a nerve-jangling three-hour drive from Colombo to the new Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort & Spa, on Sri Lanka’s unspoilt south coast. But it’s also a beautiful journey through lush forests and well worth it. Built on the site of a former…

(0)Comments | November 12, 2016 8:12 pm

No room should be left to ‘distort’ the freight market in Sri Lanka, which was set straight

By Dinesh De Silva – Chairman Import Section of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce The impact of shipping surcharges including terminal handling charges have been battering the Import and Export industry from 1991 to 2004. Import Export trade knowing the effects on their respective business and keeping the end consumer in mind lobbied with every…

(0)Comments | October 31, 2016 11:10 am

Affordable Property in Sri Lanka

Since the declaration of peace in Sri Lanka in 2009, real estate on the island has experienced a rapid revival. This revival has turned into a boom, and as a consequence, property prices on the island have soared. In rapidly developing countries, a property boom often makes affordable housing hard to find. However, initiatives to…

(0)Comments | October 13, 2016 1:29 pm

ACCA’s New Chairman Member Network Panel Outlines Plans For Enhancing The Profession In The Country

Adrian Perera , the newly elected Chairman Member Network panel of ACCA Sri Lanka, believes that to develop and prosper, every country needs the core skills of professional accountants to build transparency and accountability for strong, sustainable government, companies and societies . Accountants need to have ethical standards and competencies, ask the right questions and…

(0)Comments | October 10, 2016 10:00 am

“SLIM Brand Excellence ensures that everyone walks away a winner” – Pradeep Edward, Vice President of SLIM

The Vice President of SLIM, Mr. Pradeep Edward has high hopes for this year’s SLIM Brand Excellence Awards, which he feels has gotten off to a flying start with the highest number of entry applications being received by SLIM for the event. As the Director / CEO of GAP Holdings (Pvt) Limited, Mr. Edward has…

(0)Comments | September 26, 2016 11:24 am